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RIDICULOUS QUOTE OF THE DAY: RAPPER SHYNE TALKS ABOUT “RECONCILING” WITH P DIDDY

“You can’t overstate the cultural significance of what Shyne and Diddy reconciling means. You know I’m about it when it comes to them hammers, thus unfortunately this could have ended like Tupac and B.I.G. But what if Tupac and B.I.G ended like this and reconciled? Let’s celebrate this moment as a historical event and a victory for hip-hop and Afro and Latin American men trained to exterminate each other, It’s a new day! L’chaim!!!” [Via XXL Mag] Shyne is talking out of his backside and living []

UK NEWS: JAY-Z TO HEADLINE HACKNEY WEEKEND

The Jay-Z lovefest continues… It has been announced that the rapper will headline BBC Radio 1’s “highly anticipated” Olympic Celebration, the Hackney Weekend 2012 on June 23rd. Tinie Tempah, Jessie J, Plan B, Ed Sheeran and Will.iam are also on the bill. It’s like all my Christmases have come at once. YIPPEE!!! Also there will apparently be a second headliner announced soon. I am betting it is either going to be Kanye or Beyonce will cut her “maternity leave” short. The BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend []

SOUL LEGEND ETTA JAMES DIES

The legendary Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins) has died. The singer was diagnosed with leukaemia last year and died today aged 73. During her career Etta won six Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993. … Rest In Peace Etta James.

BEYONCE AND JAY-Z FINALLY RELEASE OFFICIAL STATEMENT ANNOUNCING THE BIRTH OF THEIR FIRST CHILD

Well it’s finally happened folks. Mary and Joseph 2012 have finally released an official statement announcing the birth of their first child Blue Ivy. Hello Hello Baby Blue! We are happy to announce the arrival of our beautiful daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, born on Saturday, January 7, 2012.   Her birth was emotional and extremely peaceful, we are in heaven. She was delivered naturally at a healthy 7 lbs and it was the best experience of both of our lives.   We are thankful []

THE WORLD REJOICES – BEYONCE GIVES BIRTH TO A BABY GIRL

The heavens have opened and the world rejoices this Sunday morning at the news that singer Beyonce has given birth to a baby girl apparently named Ivy Blue Carter. Although it has now been reported that the baby’s name is in fact Blue Ivy. But still no official confirmation from the ultra secretive couple.  But anyway who knows.. who cares. Congratulations Beyonce and Shawn Carter.

MAGAZINE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF RESIGNS OVER RIHANNA “NIGGABITCH” ARTICLE

Well this didn’t take long! The Editor-In-Chief of Dutch magazine Jackie has resigned over the controversial article which referred to the singer Rihanna as being the “Ultimate Niggabitch”. Eva Hoeke initially issued an “apology” but due to the intense backlash she has now released the following statement announcing her resignation. “I realize that my first reaction through Twitter, in which I indicated that it was a joke, has been an incomplete description of what me, and also the author of the article, []

DUTCH MAGAZINE CALLS SINGER RIHANNA ‘THE ULTIMATE NIGGABITCH’

The Parlour website reports that in a recent article published in Dutch magazine Jackie the author thought it would be a good idea and ‘hip’ to call singer Rihanna a ‘NiggaBitch’. Read the ridiculous piece below (translated in to English). “She has street cred, she has a ghetto ass and she has a golden throat. Rihanna, the good girl gone bad, is the ultimate niggabitch and displays that gladly, and for her that means: what’s on can come off. If that means she’ll []

R.KELLY FORCED TO SLASH THE SELLING PRICE OF HIS LAVISH MANSION

R.Kelly has been forced to slash the selling price of his lavish mansion. It has been reported that the singer had the house built back in 1997 but in 1999 used it as collateral to borrow $3.5million. However after missing his mortgage payments for more than a year and facing a foreclosure lawsuit, he has put the house on the market for just $1.595 million in an attempt to force a quick sale. Click HERE to view photographs of the house. R. Kelly []